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From Don Brown <mr...@twdata.org>
Subject Re: Action 1 and 2 as separate projects? (was This has gone too far.)
Date Wed, 26 Apr 2006 16:48:21 GMT
Ted Husted wrote:
> On 4/26/06, Frank W. Zammetti <fzlists@omnytex.com> wrote:
>> To be more concrete... on the web site, we have a Frameworks section,
>> currently listing Action Framework and Shale Framework.  What I would like
>> to see is three: Action1 Framework, Action2 Framework and Shale.  And
>> sure, I'll volunteer to do that work, but I would question whether that
>> should be done unless and until Action1 is its own official sub-project...
>> might it be mixed signals before that time?
> 
> The term "subproject" doesn't mean a lot. There is only one PMC and
> one set of committers and one dev list. It's not unusual for there to
> be multiple lines of development for a product. We are doing that
> right now with Action 1.2 and 1.3.x
> 
> When Action2 comes down from the incubator, it would make sense to me
> to list it under frameworks, so the list would be Action1, Action2,
> and Shale. I hadn't thought about it, but I expect that's what we
> would have done anyway..

+1  This is what I meant when I said we should make them more distinct:
  - Give each their own link under frameworks
  - Each have their own JIRA project
  - And I'd argue, give action2 it's own root directory in SVN, although that isn't as big
of deal

Don

> 
> We did much the same during the 1.1 death march. There was a branch of
> the site for 1.0 and another for 1.1. Later, we reverted to the usual
> practice where the website reflects the head of the nightly build.
> Likewise, we have full copies of the 1.2 websites posted too.
> 
> If Action1 continues to move forward, then, sure, people could
> continue to update its area of the website. But, I think the best way
> to think of Action1 and Action2 is just that: version 1.x and version
> 2.x. Action2 is the new and improved Action1. It's similar in a lot of
> ways, and different in others ways, but 2.0 versions are often like
> that. We *always* said that 2.x would be a revolution, and that's what
> we got.
> 
> -Ted.
> 
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